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Specialty Retailer to Grand Open on Thursday, June 12, 2014

(OAKLAND, CA; June 3, 2014)—Cost Plus World Market® ( is thrilled to announce the opening of its third store in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. The store, located at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (12209 Elm Creek Boulevard N) in Maple Grove, Minnesota will have all the great merchandise for which World Market® is known, including home furnishings, home décor, fashion accessories, and gourmet food and beverage items from around the world.

To start the grand opening celebration, a ribbon cutting with city officials and members of the local chamber of commerce on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 9:00 am officially marks the opening of the store. The first 100 customers through the doors each day from Thursday, June 12 through Sunday, June 15, 2014 will receive a free reusable World Market tote bag.

Throughout the grand opening weekend, the new Maple Grove store will offer food and beverage sampling, live entertainment, and a daily raffle drawing in which the store will give away two $250 World Market gift cards each day.

Father’s Day is just around the corner and World Market is stocked with gift options whether the dad in your life is a barbecue expert, wine aficionado or foodie. From outdoor barbecue grills and tools, maple and cedar wood planks to mini-hamburger slider sets, pizza grills and a wide variety of barbecue sauces and rubs, the specialty retailer is your go-to place for all things grilling. The store also boasts a large assortment of imported gourmet foods, unique wines and craft beers from around the world. It’s a great time to discover what’s in store at the new Maple Grove Cost Plus World Market store.

All of these items and more can be viewed and shopped online at

There’s also still time enter World Market’s “Great Summer Getaway” with Southwest Airlines®, in which four lucky winners will each win a grand prize trip package for four. Now through June 27, 2014, customers can enter for a chance to win at, where full entry rules and guidelines can also be found.

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About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market operates 265 stores in 31 states under the “World Market®” and “Cost Plus World Market®” trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home décor and furnishings, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, and hundreds of international wines, gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 50 years in the import business.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market